Everyone who is visiting the site and/or has bought the book: THANK YOU! I appreciate all of the support and hope that you enjoy reading it.
On Sunday, April 25th we will have a release party for the book. If you have yet to purchase your copy, please contact me and let me know that you intend on coming and would like to purchase one there. I will only order as many as I am told to order because I do not want a slew of extras. That said, feel free to come anyway!
Forgive me for aesthetic problems on the website. Apparently, Weebly, the host site, decides when and where to change things such as colors, font sizes, etc. without consulting me. I will get to them eventually. I hope you guys are enjoying the poems and short stories -- Weebly does not allow comments on pages; however, feel free to write comments on the "Contact Me" page letting me know which poems/stories are your favorites! Thanks a lot!!!
Sales have been fairly steady for the first week and change. I hope that those of you who have ordered are finally getting your copies and starting to enjoy them! Your support has been awesome! News on the RELEASE PARTY to come soon!
Hey everyone - it feels like it took forever, but it's here! Please navigate over to the "Novel" tab and buy the novel in either (or both) paperback or PDF format! I look forward to hearing what everyone thinks!
Well, tomorrow is FINALLY the day. The novel, after essentially four years of work, is going to be released. Who knows if this is truly the final edition? Not me. All I know is that I have pored over every page, word, and letter--cover to cover--and think it is ready. Ironically, the final revision I made was literally dotting an 'i'. Due to the position of my website info on the back cover of the paperback, the printer could not fit the tops of a few letters, so I had to re-format the words to make them fit. It's looking good, hopefully it reads just as well.
I hope that everyone buys a copy and enjoys the story! Contact me with questions, comments, insults, taunts, etc. I will answer the former two cordially, while ignoring the latter pair.
There was a fifteen minute window this morning when practically the entire faculty of my school was observing a prospective teacher give a sample lesson to the 7th graders. During that miniscule window, USPS decided to try and deliver the final proof copy of my novel. Though it is finished and I am near certain there are no problems, I would like to have the hard copy in my hands prior to approving the novel for sale. Therefore, the novel release will officially be MONDAY, MARCH 15th, as I will get the proof copy tomorrow afternoon and approve then.
I figure that after all of the hours, days, months, and years of work on this thing, my patience can spare an extra day.
Alright everyone... I spent several hours over the past few days compiling as many stories and poems from my past that I could find. What I have uploaded onto this website is just a sampling. My goal was to put enough of a variety of poetry and short stories that almost anyone could find something he or she likes.
I hope you find some of the pieces on the website interesting!
It has been a busy few weeks with revisions, edits, and then the side distractions like, y'know, real life. The novel should (I keep saying that) be ready by Monday, 3/15, at the latest.
The website is up and running. Notice I chose a simple host site. The negative? I do not have much control over formatting of my writing samples. Positive? I actually can update this very often. I hope that you find it easy to navigate and, more importantly, relatively interesting!
Look for more updates as the week goes on!
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